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Stewart Livingstone

Agile

Delivery

Leader

About me

Highly accomplished leader with 5 years’ experience operating at a strategic level. A leader who combines an inclusive, and flexible approach with challenge and action-orientation to affect positive transformational change. Demonstrating resilience and drive and a collective leadership style to inspire teams to deliver fantastic results, whilst maintaining an environment based on empathy, trust and professional integrity.

Career history

cinch
Manchester
Jun 2022 - present

cinch
Manchester
Apr 2021 - Jun 2022

Co-op
Manchester
Jan 2019 - Apr 2021

Co-op
Manchester
Jun 2017 - Jan 2019

Co-op
Manchester
Oct 2015 - Jun 2017

Co-op
Manchester
Jul 2014 - Oct 2015

Co-op
Manchester
Dec 2012 - Jul 2014

Principal Delivery Lead

Responsible for leading the Agile Delivery Community of Practice and setting the standard for best agile delivery practices across cinch through working collaboratively with other disciplines and driving positive culture and change in how digital products are delivered.

 

Building and owning the Delivery capability framework and developing a high performing Delivery function through skills gaps analysis, mentoring, coaching and being hands on when support is needed.

 

Working across Tribes to continually identify areas for improvement through spotting anti-patterns and bottlenecks and working on initiatives to promote effective cross-functional delivery.

 

Influencing and consulting on delivery best practice across the Constellation Automotive Group of businesses.

Delivery Lead

Responsible for creating and implementing the delivery strategy for the Sourcing and Partners Tribe (business unit/product area) and creating an environment where people feel like they can be themselves and are trusted to do their best work.

 

Partnering with Product, Engineering and UX to drive a collaborative approach to solving the biggest problems our users face.

 

Facilitating high performing teams and driving continuous improvement of ways of working through metrics and sharing learnings across the organisation.

 

Recruitment, line management and coaching of delivery managers to support them deliver their full potential and setting up a delivery community of practice to continually improve the delivery practice at cinch

Digital Delivery Manager

Responsible for end-to-end software delivery with a focus on creating a great working environment for the team to self-organise and succeed.

 

Aligning the team around the product vision, mission and supporting the creating of objectives. Collaboratively planning the roadmap against the objectives and making work and progress visible.

 

Giving stakeholders confidence through delivery reporting and management of risks and issues, supporting to remove blockers where needed.

Lead Learning Designer

Learning Designer

Logistics L&D Specialist

L&D Manager

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